Tag: hypothesis

Malfeasance

DefinitionMisfeasance, nonfeasance, and malfeasance are types of failure to discharge public obligations existing by common law, custom, or statute. Malfeasance What is 'Malfeasance'...

Rational Expectations Theory

DefinitionIn economics, "rational expectations" are model-consistent expectations, in that agents inside the model are assumed to "know the model" and on average take the...

Random Walk Theory

DefinitionA random walk is a mathematical object, known as a stochastic or random process, that describes a path that consists of a succession of...

Random Variable

Random Variable What is a 'Random Variable' A random variable is a variable whose value is unknown or a function that assigns...

Passive Activity

Passive Activity What is 'Passive Activity' Passive activity is activity in which the taxpayer did not materially participate in during the tax...

Weak Form Efficiency

Weak Form Efficiency What is 'Weak Form Efficiency' Weak form efficiency is one of the three different degrees of efficient market hypothesis...

Weak Longs

Weak Longs What is 'Weak Longs' Refers to the group of investors that holds a long position and is quick to exit...

Weak Shorts

Weak Shorts What is 'Weak Shorts' Traders or investors who hold a short position in a stock or other financial asset who...

Correlation

Correlation Financial Correlation basically measures the relationship between the changes occurring in two or more variables at the same time. Correlation plays a major...

Joint Return Test

Joint Return Test What is 'Joint Return Test' One of the tests administered by the IRS that potential dependents must pass in...

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